OCLS is here to keep you informed about the flu. Learn all the facts about what you can do to stay healthy and how you can plan ahead with severe flu conditions. Stay on top of the news with these current event websites and library resources. You may need your library card to access some of the resources.
The CDC tracks current outbreaks of disease, including influenza. Visit this page to learn about seasonal flu and new influenza alerts. For the latest information, follow the CDC on Twitter.
Use this database to find the latest news and information concerning health topics, including flu updates.
Learn about current flu vaccines and the different approved versions available. The FDA also provides information about personal protective equipment.
The WHO tracks disease outbreaks across the globe. Read about the current status of influenza around the world.
Read the latest health-related alerts for Florida and learn about flu prevention.
Learn about local issues concerning public health. The Orange County Health Department also gives flu shots at the Immunization Center.
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Healthmaps: Outbreaks Near Me
This free mobile application for Android and iOS devices (iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch) combines reports from news outlets and government agencies with global mapping to bring to your fingertips the details and locations for instances of the flu.
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Check out these titles for information about preventing the flu.
Find Travel Notices and important information concerning potential health risks for destinations around the globe. For information about avian flu, check out the Avian Flu Travel Information page.
Watch this quick video and learn a simple and effective way to wash your hands.
Use this resource to find general information about your personal health. Also, learn about infectious diseases, like the flu.
Find current and straightforward information about the flu using this site. Flu.gov is the best resource to start learning about flu symptoms, prevention, and preparation. Includes resources for seasonal, swine, avian, and pandemic flu.
There are three simple things you can do to protect yourself and others from getting sick. Share this site with your child and help educate him/her about germs. This website is maintained by the Orange County Department of Health.
This non-profit organization is dedicated to making disease prevention a national priority through prevention, protection, and community. Their site contains pandemic flu preparedness guides for families, businesses, medical providers, and community groups.
Add the Flu.gov widget to your website and help your online visitors find information about the flu and prevention.
Read the latest news, magazines articles, and information about flu outbreaks.
Use this module of ReferenceUSA to locate a doctor or dentist. With the custom search you can choose from a variety of fields to include in your search, including physician gender, patients per week, city, zip code, type of practice, medical school attended, primary specialty, state of license, and physician age.
Teach your children good health habits and share with them the Scrub Club, an engaging, interactive site for kids that promotes fighting germs and preventing illness.